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Book Launch: Traces of Modernity by Dan Smith

Book Launch for Dan Smith’s Traces of Modernity (publ. Zero Books) Thursday 18th October 6-8pm at CHELSEA space, admission free

Dan Smith Traces

On Thursday 18th October 6-8pm CHELSEA space hosts the launch of Dan Smith’s  new book – Traces of Modernity. The event will start with drinks at 6pm and at approximately 6.45pm the author will give a short introduction to the book.

Traces of Modernity offers critical engagements with four objects from the nineteenth century; the ruins of Crystal Palace in Sydenham and the dinosaurs that remain, the Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens, The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford and H.G. Wells’ short novel The Time Machine.

Dr Dan Smith is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory at Chelsea College of Art and Design.

This CHELSEA public programme event coincides with DOME: Ralph Tubbs and the Festival of Britain at CHELSEA space.  Read more about the book launch and the exhibition here.